Our favourite family attractions
North Devon offers a variety of Family Days out for the whole family to enjoy, here are just a selection of some of the Attractions you could visit on your next holiday.
The Big Sheep
This all-weather theme park is great for the whole family with its toddler rides, roller coaster, Battlefield Live, bouncy pillows, water balloon attack, animal barn, large indoor playground and their on-site brewery & gin distillery. When visiting The Big Sheep their world-famous sheep racing is a must, place your bets and see if your sheep earns a place in the winner’s circle.
Quince Honey Farm
Quince Honey Farm is based at a family-run Honey Farm which has been producing honey products since 1949. This informative yet fun attraction reaches you all about beekeeping while also offering a large soft play for children, a welcoming cafe for a bite to each, outdoor playground & also offers children the chance to be mini beekeepers to have a taster to life as a beekeeper.
The Milky Way Adventure Park
The Milky Way Adventure Park is an all-weather, all age attraction that will keep you entertained for hours with the dodgems, indoor adventure play area, live shows featuring Merlin from Britain’s Got Talent & Bird of Prey displays. Ziggy’s Blast Quest is a new attraction in The Milky Way where volunteers are needed to destroy the asteroids and meteors coming towards our planet!
North Devon Wake Park
Here you can Wake Board on the lake using the overhead cable, suitable for all abilities. The North Devon Wake Park is way more than just Wake Boarding! The Aqua Park is an inflatable assault course for the whole family (ages 5+) where the main objective is to race the others through the course without falling in the water. Have a need for speed? Then the Ringo Rides are for you, your inflatable ride is pulled along by boat while you try to stay on board! Paddle Boarding is also available here which includes their new super 8 person SUP!
Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park
Set in over 28 acres of gardens there is so much to see at the Wildlife & Dinosaur park, you can experience animal encounters, travel on the Dino Express, visit the Critter Cavern, tropical house and much more. Within the animal section of the park you can see animals from Lions, Baboons & Wolves to Penguins, Sea Lions & Reptiles. The Sea Lion show which is on throughout the day is not to be missed!
Located on the Historic Harbour of Ilfracombe the Aquarium is an all-weather, educational attraction. The Aquarium is home to over 75 species of fish, the Aquarium team have worked hard to ensure the exhibitions are created in a way to replicate the fishes natural habitats. The Pier Cafe located at the front of the Aquarium is the perfect place to end your visit where you can have a seat and watch the comings and goings of the Harbour.
A Victorian Castle, full of History leading out to a theme park & landscaped gardens. Watermouth Castle is fun for all ages with its range of rides from the Swing Boats & the Sea Lion Water-Go-Round for the little ones and the 250 metre long toboggan run & the Water Wars for the bigger kids. Within the admission price, you also have access to the underground Water Show Extravaganza.
Ultimate Adventure Centre
The Ultimate Adventure Centre is perfect for you if you like an action-packed day! Here is just a selection of activities they offer:
- The Ultimate Assault
- Aerial Adventures
- Mountain Boarding
- Disc Golf
Activity days are available where you can book onto a selection of activities at one great low price!
Home of the Exmoor Beast! With the only pair of Black Leopards on exhibit in the UK, this is a popular choice for a day out in North Devon. The zoo holds a large number of animals including, Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians & Arthropods. With daily talks in different enclosures, you can learn all about the animals & even get up close and hold some in the encounter zone.
Family Friendly Cottages in North Devon
Browse our collection of family-friendly holiday cottages located in villages and towns throughout beautiful North Devon, including Braunton, Morthoe, Woolacombe, Ilfracombe, Willingcott Valley and West Down. So, whether you are looking for family accommodation by the beach, or in a more rural setting, we will have the perfect cottage for an unforgettable family holiday in North Devon.